Quinn Bishop speaks about the music climate in Houston.
About the speaker
Quinn Bishop is the owner of the award winning and nationally recognized music store, Cactus Music. He is also a founding member of the Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS).
Cactus Music, the Bayou City’s premier music store is celebrating its 40th year of operation. In addition to being the conduit for great music in Houston, this cherished institution is known for remarkable, free live music performances with local, regional and national talent on their in-store stage The art gallery and vinyl store, The Record Ranch, presents exhibits featuring music-related artwork. In addition to thousands of new and used records,
Quinn Bishop was born in the desert of Arizona and moved to Texas just as Houston was in the grip of Urban Cowboy mania. An avid music collector, he began buying records in his early teens. Obsessive about listening to new music, Bishop is always listening for his next favorite new artist.
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Hosted by Houston Museum of Natural Science
Date February 27, 2015
Photographer Trish Badger
Videographer Ian Leonard
Videographer Jonathan Leonard